Clearing and Forwarding Clerk

Assessment

Freight & Logistics Company

25 - 45min assessment - Learn More
Why is there a skills assessment?
The employer wants to assess each candidate equally and fairly, and give you the opportunity to show your abilities.
How long is the assessment?
Normally between 25 - 45 mins depending on the skill being assessed.
Can I retake the assessment?
No, you can't re-take an assessment
Make sure you are ready and can focus 100% with no distractions.

Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing all aspects in terms of Customs Clearing Ensuring that purchased goods are delivered

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for overseeing all aspects in terms of Customs Clearing Ensuring that purchased goods are delivered
  2. Warehousing facilities before the goods are transported to docks.
  3. Handling documentation related to the shipments, including insurance forms and dispatch forms. Keeping track of route information and verifying that the carrier used is properly licensed.
  4. Ordering containers which will be used for packaging cargo to be delivered to the right locations, and researching freight rates.
  5. Booking of shipping space or air freighting and advice on the relative cost of sending goods by sea and air
  6. Attending to all queries to ensure a smooth service Customer liaising and chasing of clearance Documents Framing all types of Port Documentation Permit Applications and Necessary Certificates File management/keeping and invoicing as per company policies Assisting with / guide on quotations accountabilities
  7. Effective coordination, clearing and delivery of Cargos Customer feedback with regard to service levels of a high degree
  8. Ensuring deadlines are met Maintaining constant communication with customers, clients, suppliers and statutory authorities.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in a similar position or equivalent to
  • Have a Diploma/ Degree in clearing and forwarding or equivalent experience
  • Experience in customs clearance 
  • Must be ICMS Conversant
  • Proper understanding of E.Africa customs Management Act
  • Should be above 30 years of age
  • Good communication skills
  • Very proactive individual
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Service-Oriented

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